Matthew Perks

PhD Student, Games Institute, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Eco-citizenship
  • Climate change
  • Gamification

Matthew’s research looks into the indexing of environmental behaviours in the Canadian population using the concept of eco-citizenship as a transformative solution in mitigating the risk of climate change. In addition to this, Matthew is interested in the use of Big Data and the concept of gamification as tools of surveillance but also as a tools of empowerment for individuals in the digital space.

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